The table below looks at the statistics for SSH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 61 74 85
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +11
Contract jobs citing SSH 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.23% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.82% 1.22% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £140 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £283 £349
% change year-on-year
+23.89% -18.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £67.50
% change year-on-year
- -51.85%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
243 246 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.68% 24.60% 35.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 82 101
Average daily rate £390 £280 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £165 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £20.00 £14.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £34.25 £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

SSH
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSH across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SSH Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SSH
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SSH across the Reading region.

SSH Daily Rate Trend in Reading

SSH
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SSH across the Reading region.

SSH Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing SSH also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SSH.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) ATM
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Identity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Security
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) Nokia
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Apache

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing SSH also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SSH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) ATM
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
2 1 (33.33%) snoop
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (33.33%) Ethereal
2 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Security Designer
1 2 (66.67%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Identity Management
1 2 (66.67%) Data Security
1 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) F5
Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: £400 per hour
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